PayPal is one of the services to make more veteran online payments From the market. Millions of users have an account in it, which is also possible to manage on Android, using its application. If you want to use the application on the phone, it is good to know all the possibilities it offers, since this application has improved significantly over time.
Thanks to this, PayPal on Android is a very convenient option to make mobile payments. Its application is easy to use, with a very intuitive interface and a series of functions that most people will surely like. About these functions we tell you everything below.
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Ask another user for money
Use PayPal to send money to friends It is one of the most common functions. We can also ask a friend for money, in case he owes us money or if we need to make a purchase and we have no money at that time. This function can be used whenever you want, although it is important to have moderation in its use. Since they could report the account for abuse, if this function of asking for money in excess is used. The steps to use this function are simple:
- Open the PayPal application on Android
- Access your account in the app
- Click on the request option at the bottom of the screen
- Enter the email address to whom you are going to request the money
- Enter how much money you want to order
- Confirm the request
So it's just a matter of waiting for This user sees this request and responds to it. Normally, in a few hours we already have the money in our account. We can see it directly at the beginning, where the balance of it is shown.
Disable notifications in PayPal
When money enters or leaves our account, a notification is issued in the application. If we make frequent use of the app, it is something that can end up getting tired. Therefore, we can opt to disable notifications in the app at all times, to avoid this inconvenience. Although we can also choose which notifications we want to use and which not, for a more comfortable use of the application on the phone. The steps to disable PayPal notifications are:
- Access the account
- Open the application settings
- Enter the notifications section
- Turn off notifications you don't want to use
Whenever we want we can modify this, if we consider that the application stops showing notifications that seem important to us. The steps to follow are the same in all cases.
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See last movements
Keeping track of what you do in your account is always important., to know what you have done in it. Especially if you find an operation that doesn't sound like you and you don't think you have done. So we can avoid scares in PayPal, checking at all times the last movements of the account. The application allows us to access this at all times, you just have to follow these steps:
- Access your PayPal account
- Click on the "Your activity" option on the main screen
- See all movements
- Click on one to see everything in more detail
Add money in PayPal
Many people may use their PayPal account to make certain payments, which can be frequent. In this case, it is important to always have money available in the account, for a better use of it. To do this, we can add money to our account, which is actually sending money from our bank account or a card, so that we have balance in the application. It works as a kind of recharge, therefore. In order to achieve this we have to do the following:
- Access your PayPal account
- Click on the balance on the main screen
- Click on the option Add money
- Enter the desired amount
- Choose an account or card from which to send this money
- Confirm the operation
Another action that is very common in the application is sending money to our friends, or for a purchase we make. If we plan to send money to a person on PayPal, the procedure is simple. One of the advantages of sending money using the app is a comfortable option, besides being fast and being able to do it to everyone. That is why it is an option that insurance is of interest to most of those who have an account. The steps to follow in this case are:
- Open PayPal on your Android phone
- Click on the submit button
- Select the recipient's email or phone number
- Choose the amount to send
- Choose the account or card from which this money will be sent (you can also use the balance)
- Click send now
When money is sent, if it has been used the balance will be deducted immediately said amount. Although if it is the card that we have used, it can in some cases give a time when it comes out that we have sent money, usually a couple of business days.
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Add a card
It may happen that we have a credit or debit card, which we have associated with the account. Although after a while we have a new card, that we can also associate with our PayPal account. In this way we will have two options to use when we want to make payments in the application. To add a new card to our account, we have to follow these steps:
- Open the app on the phone
- Click on the option Link card or bank account
- Click on link card
- Confirm the details about the card you want to add
- Once finished, click on link card
It may happen just the opposite case, that we want delete a card that we have associated with the PayPal account. Either because we do not use it or because we have closed the bank account associated with that card. Therefore, we want to remove it from the account as soon as possible. The steps to be able to do this we have to do the following:
- Access your PayPal account
- Click on your profile picture
- Access the bank accounts and cards section
- Select the card to delete
- Click on the trash can icon